The Sorrows of Young Werther - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The Sorrows of Young Werther

By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • Release Date: 1774-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
Score: 4.5
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A loosely autobiographical novel, Werther, a young artist with a very sensitive and passionate temperament, sent to his friend Wilhelm and his stay in the fictive village Wahlheim, where he meets and falls in love with Charlotte, who is, however, already engaged to an older man named Albert. Despite the pain this causes Werther, he spends the next several months cultivating a close friendship with both of them.